Nigeria Customs Upgrades Salary Scale of HND Officers
The Nigerian Customs has upgraded the salary scale of its HND(Higher National Diploma) holders officers from grade level 7 to current grade level 8. The Comptroller-General of Customs, Col. Hameed Ali, announced this on Monday while decorating the newly promoted senior customs officers in Abuja. He further added that a supplementary budget will be made available for their salary arrears to reflect their current status.
He said that officers in the inspectorate cadre on salary GL 08 and above were to align to the appropriate rank in the superintendent cadre.
“This is expected to boost the morale of officers and eliminate confusion in the seniority of officers, “Ali said.
According to him, the rank structure of the Nigeria Customs Service is align with the Nigeria Police Force henceforth.
Again He iterated that about 3,487 officers of the service has been promoted.
He said that the promotion was a great height in the lives of the newly promoted senior officers, adding that promotion came with greater responsibility.
“From this moment things have changed therefore; you are now required to take up greater responsibilities” he said.